Reidsville, NC -- A Virginia man exited his Ford Mustang moments before a Norkfolk Southern train hit it Wednesday night in Reidsville.
Police said the 64-year-old driver, Leon Carter, claimed another vehicle ran him off the road. His car stopped in the gravel next to the crossing at Northeast Market and Roanoke Streets.
Carter got out of the car and tried to push it off the tracks before it was hit.
Police later charged Carter with Driving While Impaired.
WFMY News 2/Reidsville Police Department